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Wellcome Trust

Wellcome Trust Fellowships

Janet Thornton Fellowship

The Janet Thornton Fellowship scheme is designed to help scientists to return to scientific research after a career break of 12 months or more.

One Fellowship will be awarded each year.  The duration of the Fellowship is three years and can be worked full time, part-time or flexibly.

The scheme is currently closed.  Details of the next scheme will be released in summer 2018

Career Re-entry Fellowship

The Wellcome Trust Career Re-entry Fellowship scheme supports scientists with a minimum of two years postdoctoral experience who have had a continuous career break of at least two years.

The Fellowship is particularly suitable for applicants wishing to return to research after a break for family commitments.

The next deadline for preliminary applications is 18 April 2018.  For more information and to apply please visit to Wellcome Trust website.